The development has taken place after President Alvi approved the appointment of General Asim Munir as new Chief of Army Staff and General Sahir Shamshad Mirza as new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.
ISLAMABAD: (UrduPoint/UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-Nov 25th, 2022) The Federal government on Friday notified the appointment of General Asim Munir as the next Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and general Sahir Shamshad Mirza as chairman of the joint chiefs of staff committee (CJCSC).
The notification has also been carried now by the Gazette of Pakistan.
The notification said, “In exercise of powers conferred by Article 243(4)(b) of the Constitution read with Section 8A of Pakistan Army Act 1952, the president on the advice of the prime minister is pleased to approve the promotion of PA-25031 Lt Gen Syed Asim Munir to the rank of General with immediate effect and his appointment as Chief of the Army Staff for a period of three years with effect from 29th November 2022,”.
The Defense Minister also said the President appointed Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir and Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza as the Chief of the Army Staff and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee respectively.